New Territory

The Transformation of New Zealand, 1984–92

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Pages: 367

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ISBN: 9780908912216

ISTC: A022012000021240

DOI: 10.7810/9780908912216

New Territory is an analysis of the turbulent years of the late 1980s and early 1990s by one of New Zealand's leading political commentators. Colin James looks at the way Labour’s structural reforms shattered the ‘prosperity consensus’ that had gone before, setting the changes of the 1980s in a broader political and economic context. In a thoughtful and even-handed study taking into account different views of these immensely controversial reforms, James brings a global perspective to an often fragmented and incoherent debate.

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1. A far country
2. Godzone lost
3. 'A modest affluence for all'
4. Fall from grace
5. An end to affluence
6. Welfare in crisis
7. A different way of thinking
8. Collapse of consensus
9. A radical frame of mind
10. The push to independence
11. A new social order
12. An economy to fix
13. An economy fixed?
14. A more private place?
15. The politics of pain
16. Time Out
17. New territory
18. Making a home

Appendix 1: Consensus or social contract?
Appendix 2: The ideas behind the welfare state
Appendix 3: The intellectual challenge to the welfare state
Appendix 4: Was it a revolution?